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Analyst: UK pay-TV cancels could double

According to Ian Whittaker, lead media analyst at Liberum, findings from the company’s consumer survey suggest that the number of UK consumers planning to cancel their pay-TV subscription has doubled…

Analyst: “BT UHD service to impact Sky and Virgin”

Analyst: “BT UHD service to impact Sky and Virgin”

According to David Watkins, Strategy Analytics’ Director Connected Home Devices, Sky is set to lose the TV innovation lead to BT for the first time in over 20 years, following…

Pay-TV households top 1bn

About 455 million digital homes were added around the world between end-2010 and end-2014, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. This took the digital TV household total…

Cable broadband equipment market mixed start in 2015

As MSOs continued major upgrades to their broadband networks, cable DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) channel shipments grew to 1.8 million in the first quarter of 2015, a…

Harmonic, WISI partner for next-gen cable access solutions

Video delivery infrastructure specialist Harmonic, and WISI Communications, a provider of TV and broadband network solutions, are partnering with the aim of providing cable operators with next-generation cable access solutions.…

Broadcom next-gen chip boosts UHD performance

Semiconductor solutions specialist Broadcom has unveiled its next-generation Ultra-HD home gateway and STB system-on-chip (SoC) solution. The BCM7445S increases 4K video decode efficiency for a 25 per cent reduction in…

upc cablecom acquires cable network in Beromünster

The municipality of Beromünster has operated its own cable network in its municipal territory (administrative district of Beromünster) up to now. The municipality has now decided to sell its glass…

Quickline selects Cisco cBR-8 Evolved CCAP

Cisco has announced that Quickline AG plans to deploy the Cisco cBR-8 next-generation converged cable access platform (CCAP) across Quickline’s network footprint, including 21 independent cable operators in Switzerland. Quickline…

Vodafone, Liberty Global coy on asset swap

Appearing in an opening Congress panel discussion, Manuel Cubrero, CEO, Kabel Deutschland/Director, Consumer Fixed and Cable, Vodafone Deutschland and Mike Fries, President and CEO of Liberty Global were, not surprisingly,…

S3 Group Multiscreen Test Automation for Kabel Deutschland

S3 Group, a global leader at enhancing the performance and service readiness of video platforms across connected devices, has been selected by Kabel Deutschland to automate the testing of multiscreen…